Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Tis The Season

True story...As I was driving home from work today I realized I had a huge smile on my face. Lol. After getting over the shock of how dorky I probably looked, I realized WHY I was smiling. It was dark at 5pm, the downtown streets are now decorated for Christmas and there is the odd house with lights up.

I am so excited that Christmas is coming! The lights are up, snow is in the forecast for Saturday, Bloggers have Christmas music playing on their blogs and Starbucks has their Holiday flavours out...its official! Oh, and speaking of Starbucks, I tried their Peppermint Mocha today for the first time. It was a fail... :( I really didn't like the minty flavour. So looks like its Eggnog Lattes for me!

So as I sit here in my cozy (yet slightly itchy) sweater, listening to my Christmas music I thought I would share some Christmas inspiration pictures with you. I am thinking of keeping with a white/silver/gold/turquoise theme this year.


I have to credit Country Living with almost all of these amazing photos. I only hope I can make my home look as festive and warm as these ones.

I love the simplicity of the decorations in these pictures. They are all still very Christmasy without being too in your face.

Some of my all time favourite Christmas songs are Mariah Carey- All I want for Christmas, Faith Hill- Where are you Christmas, Band Aid- Do they know its Christmas, U2- Christmas, Christmas Eve Sarajevo and John Lennon & Yoko Ono- Happy Christmas...just to name a few.


I hope everyone is as happy about the holiday season as me!









10 comments:

Ms.Cupcake said...

YAY! Happy Festivus!
Love the colors...love love love!

xoxo
B

All That Jazz said...

I love eggnog lattes the best, too!!! I am always so sad when they are out of season....why can't they make eggnog year round, LOL? Maybe I should try making homemade eggnog....
I hope you get some snow. We have like a 20% chance. Not looking likely....
~michelle~

Tendencia Propia said...

Merry Xmaaaas!
I enjoyed so much reading your post and made me feel like decorating my home tomorrow morning, lol.
Love this season of the year and I hate the minty flavour in starbucks chocolates too!

Kisses!!!

Collette Osuna said...

I adore you....what a sweet post....you sound just like me..I LOVE Xmas....its my fav, by far....great pics:)

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Amanda said...

i'm sticking with the same color scheme this year so pleeeease do share all the inspiration you find! that first photo, with the bed, wow. i love everything about it and want to paint my somewhat similar giant master bed right.now!

thanks for sharing your festive spirit pretty lady. Santa will be so happy with you. ;)

Marie a la Mode said...

Jessica, these pictures are gorgeous! I love the turqoise and white decorations, I think you should use those colors this year ; )

mrso' said...

love all the white pics! I am getting excited too. I can't wait to start decorating!

this free bird said...

This post makes me so happy. I love all the Christmas pics and the spirit you're in. I'm Canadian (from Alberta), but now live in Southern Cal. The other night I was at an outdoor mall late at night, the lights are up, not that many people out, carols playing and i had a big ol' grin on my face. Yahooooo!!!

xoxo,
carrie

Froso M. said...

You revealed a more fashion-forward side of Christmas, I love it!

xoxo,
Froso from Style Nirvana

jenna ♥ a little blue said...

yay. i am soo excited about christmas, i can hardly wait! i am forcing myself to wait and put up any decor until after thanksgiving.... but there is a possibility, i won't be able to contain myself :)